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IRS Reopening Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) System

By | 2018-01-18T11:05:57-05:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Accountant & Auditors|Tags: , , |

A PTIN is an identifying number - like a Social Security number - for tax preparers and certain other tax professionals. Since 1999, tax return preparers have been able to use a PTIN on tax returns instead of their Social Security Numbers; they used to be issued for free. The IRS began charging a fee for [...]